Portsmouth NH Home Inspector
Portsmouth NH Home Inspector Qualifications
I am a local Portsmouth NH home Inspector. I have worked in in the plumbing and HVAC field, Built and Renovated Homes, Worked doing building Maintenance and repairs. I am a home owner with the knowledge and know how to guide you though the home inspection process.
I am a NH Licensed Inspectors and am a Certified Professional Inspector and member of InterNACHI, The world’s largest organization of certified home inspectors. I am required to adhere to high standards, for continuing professional education, standards of practice, and code of ethics. This means you can rest assure that every inspection is thorough and detailed.
I know it is hard to find a good inspector and it is important to know the inspectors qualifications. Listed below are certifications I have received through InterNACHI’s extensive continuing education.
Choosing a home inspector can be difficult, because you probably won’t meet the inspector you’ve hired until your appointment. Ultimately, a thorough inspection depends heavily on the individual inspector’s effort. If you honor me by permitting me to inspect your new home. My promise is that I will give you my very best effort.
— Matthew S. Reed
Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. It is the only city in the county, but only the fourth-largest community, with a population of 21,233 at the 2010 census. A historic seaport and popular summer tourist destination, Portsmouth was the home of the Strategic Air Command‘s Pease Air Force Base, later converted to Portsmouth International Airport at Pease with limited commercial air service.
Sites of interest
Historic North Church, a United Church of Christ congregation in downtown Portsmouth; the steeple is visible throughout the community.
Street musicians perform across from North Church (July 2014)
- USS Albacore Museum & Park – a museum featuring the USS Albacore, a U.S. Navy submarine used for testing, which was decommissioned in 1972 and moved to the park in 1985. The submarine is open for tours.
- Buckminster House – built in 1725, formerly a funeral parlor.
- Discover Portsmouth Center – visitor center, gallery, gift shop, John Paul Jones Historic House, walking tours, short film on the history of Portsmouth; operated by the Portsmouth Historical Society.
- The Music Hall – a 900-seat theater originally opened in 1878. The theater is now run by a non-profit organization and currently under restoration. The venue hosts musical acts, theater, dance and cinema.
- North Church – historic church, the steeple of which is visible from most of Portsmouth
- New Hampshire Theatre Project – founded in 1986, a non-profit theater organization producing contemporary and classical works, and offering educational programs.
- Pontine Theatre – produces original theater works based on the history, culture and literature of New England at their 50-seat black box venue.
- The Player’s Ring Theater – a black-box theater that produces original work from local playwrights.
- Portsmouth Athenæum – a private membership library, museum and art gallery open to the public at certain times.
- Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse – first established in 1771, the current structure was built in 1878 and is open for monthly tours from May through September.
- Prescott Park Arts Festival – summer entertainments in Portsmouth’s waterfront park.
- Seacoast Repertory Theatre – founded in 1988, a professional theater troupe.
- Strawbery Banke Museum – a neighborhood featuring several dozen restored historic homes in Colonial, Georgian and Federal styles of architecture. The site of one of Portsmouth’s earliest settlements.
- Whaling Wall – Painting of Isles of Shoals Humpbacks created by Robert Wyland, situated on the back of Cabot House Furniture. It is in disrepair, and restoration has not been allowed by the owners of Cabot Furniture.
- Four public sculptures carved by Cabot Lyford stand in the city, including “The Whale” and “My Mother the Wind,” a seven ton blank granite statue which was installed on Portsmouth’s waterfront in 1975.
Historic house museums
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